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The amendment is being voted on today calls for the addition of 700 miles of fence and an extra 191000 border agents -- Critics claim it gives too much leeway in the Homeland Security secretary on where about fence should be built they point to comments like these.
Confident that the border is as secure as it's ever been.
-- border is more secure now than it has -- Ever.
Is worrying Maricopa County sheriff Joseph Arpaio he says the board it is far from secure sheriff.
They do say the administration says look we've come down border crossings dramatically.
Are you saying that's not so.
Well -- evidently they forget president Nixon -- G.
Gordon Liddy and I.
Ran an operation -- 1969.
Where the president's so we're going to close that border.
For two weeks -- sent a message to Mexico are -- we search every car.
And we I think we got one marijuana cigarette so when the president speaks.
Not to bureaucracy -- cabinet members things can get done.
So I don't know about -- the Polycom all have in the polls say but there's checks and balances you have congress.
Can oversee the operations.
So it's not just one person who will make a decision.
But it isn't fond of this amendment.
Is that homeland secretary Janet and -- -- who says yes the border is closed no it's not close.
You are not happy with the -- would you prefer congress to say.
Yes it's close all know it's not closed.
Why don't more -- And trust congress either I think two years ago they were going to put up fences -- still the policy any fences.
We have a big bureaucracy you have many cabinet members that have an interest in that border -- terrorism drugs.
Are the economic problems so it is a big problem.
But that one person should not make that decision.
And if that person does -- this fight it out then.
Have congress do something of could you seal a border that's 1900.
Miles long which is -- -- totally.
No I've been fighting and his problem for fifty years worked -- -- Mexico on the border for many many years.
You'll never secure -- border you wanna put up more fences and -- More latter's four -- guys are very very innovative you'll never secure -- border.
And I'll tell you to say that you're not going to enforce the illegal immigration laws in the interior.
And blame it on the border that's just a cop while they do not want to.
Lock up illegal immigrants in the country already they want to give them amnesty.
Just what all the border -- -- about house.
Have any senate has contacted you directly.
For advice on one -- -- would this -- No one has contacted me including the president I guess he doesn't like me at all on the guy would although -- experience.
Many many years in Mexico.
At the border.
As sure but nobody has asked me in my opinion but that doesn't matter forgive I'll give it to the public anyway OK and ten seconds what would you do about this -- I'll tell you what I'll do I -- I will do what we did when I was over there use the Mexican -- of federal police work together.
And get it done so we should son.
The Border Patrol word.
-- military over there to help the president in Mexico worked together.
And get the job done if you're really serious about -- sheriff Joseph Arpaio thanks as always for joining us appreciate it.
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